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Cactus Tex Mex

9F Hong Ya Dong, Chongqing, China
023-63828187
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Ranked #14 of 1,513 Restaurants in Chongqing
Cuisines: American, Mexican
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
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Vernon, B.C.
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253 reviews 253 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

My business colleague eats here all the time when he is in Chongqing. He took me there and I loved it! It was a little taste of North America while in Chongqing. I had the chicken fajita with about 4 icy cold draft beers. Both were excellent. The bonus was the fact there were no bones or beaks in the... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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505 reviews 505 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
351 helpful votes 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Visited last May as part of a tour. None of us were enjoying the tour of Chonquing - the sites were all underwhelming and the pollution was taking its toll. We were tired hungry and thirsty and the Cactus Tex Mex was recommended as a quick fix of "Western" food! We all piled in - it was busy - usual... More 

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New York, NY
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

So what can you expect? I was starved for some Western food after three weeks of Chinese food at every meal. This was the closest place except for Pizza Hut. I ordered a vegetarian burrito (not sure if the refried beans in it were quite vegetarian, though), and thought it mediocre and mushy. However, this is probably the only Tex-Mex... More 

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Chongqing, China
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The food is good and decent portion sizes, only downside is that it's pretty pricy, especially compared to getting local Chinese food in Chongqing.

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Amherstburg, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Friendly Owners, great staff, decent selection of beers, food specials during the week, a variety of food...not just Mexican food.

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Chongqing, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I lived in Houston for a while, and this is on par with the Tex-Mex experience I remember. The Fajitas are really great.

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Zhongshan, China
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The homepage www.cactustexmex.com says the place is open Monday - Friday 12-2PM. I arrived on a Wednesday at 1PM and it was closed. Complete waste of my time.

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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Discovered this restaurant from reviews here at TripAdvisor so needed to visit Cactus Tex Mex and we were not disappointed. Deserved reputation with great food, and great service. Our group tried the Taco's, Buffalo Wings, Fajitas and all food looked and tasted great. Only minor disappointment was the cocktails, the Margarita was weak (pale) with not much lime flavour.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Nice menu, good beer, great burrito. A really welcome change from hot pot! Highly recommended if you're in Chongqing and looking for a Western meal.

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

I finally found my way to Cactus Texmex and the place looked really nice; an artificial fireplace with two leather sofas, cozy padded stools on the bar and a pool table and chilly music playing in the background. The crowd was international: 1/3 locals and the rest were expats. Service was friendly and I could place my order immediately I... More 

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Additional Information about Cactus Tex Mex

Address: 9F Hong Ya Dong, Chongqing, China
Phone Number: 023-63828187
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Chongqing Region  >  Chongqing
Cuisine: American, Mexican

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